How-to Video with the Illustrator of Giraffes Can’t Dance
by Alexie Basil
Whether your students are dancers or drawers, everybody can learn from Gerald the giraffe’s determination to express himself through art.
Guy Parker-Rees, the award-winning illustrator behind the kid-favorite Giraffes Can’t Dance, shows us step-by-step how he draws Gerald performing his favorite dance move.
Encourage your students to grab some paper and their favorite drawing pencil and follow along with this exclusive Scholastic Book Clubs how-to video. And remember: there are plenty of dance moves in the jungle, so don’t be afraid to get creative!
Guy Parker-Rees, the award-winning illustrator of Diggory Digger and the Dinosaurs, is known for his bold colors and vibrant style, which have made him a household name and one of today’s bestselling children’s illustrators. He was described in The Rough Guide to Children’s Books as being “one of the most exciting young artists in the children’s book world.” Notable successes include Giraffes Can’t Dance, written by Giles Andreae, and Spookyrumpus, written by Tony Mitton, which has won three awards since being published. Guy lives in Brighton, UK, with his wife and three children.
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